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Self Management Service

Delivering self-management and self-care programmes to people living with long-term conditions and their carers.

Address:
Rochdale Infirmary, Whitehall Street, Rochdale, OL12 0NB
Umbrella org:
Pennine Acute, Integrated Neighbourhood Teams
Area serviced:
Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale residents
Telephone:
01706 906351
Website:
Who is it for:
People with long-term conditions, long-term or reoccuring illness, disability and for carers
How to apply:
Self refer or via health/social care professional
Sector:
Public

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Someone who looks after another, either as a job or often through family responsibilities
Help, support and guidance for people who are wanting to reach out for extra support within the community.
A general practitioner: a physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses.
Self care is personal health maintenance. It is any activity of an individual, family or community, with the intention of improving or restoring health, or treating or preventing disease.

NHS

The National Health Service (NHS) is the name commonly used to refer to the four single-payer publicly funded healthcare systems in Great Britain, collectively or individually, although only the health service in England uses the name 'National Health Service' without further qualification.
Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.